Northcommon Farm: No sign of the Pied Flycatcher there this morning, though a Spotted Flycatcher and a few Willow/Chiffs were in the hedges. (DS/DF)
Later on there were two Whinchats, two Wheatears, three Spotted Flycatchers, six Chiffchaffs and a Willow Warbler around the hedges, plus a Buzzard over. (SH)
Ferry Pool: Just three Black-tailed Godwits, 12 Lapwing and c200 Black-headed Gulls were present this morning. (AH)
At about 12.30pm the two White Storks flew in over the Visitor Centre and settled on the cultivated field just south of the Ferry where the tractor was working. (BO'D et al)
Halsey's Farm/North Wall: At least 40 Yellow Wagtails were in with the catlle by Halsey's Farm, and a dozen Chiffchaffs and a couple of Whitethroats were in the hedges.
There were a few more Whitethroats and Chiffchaffs, three or four Cetti's Warblers and Reed Buntings and singles of Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat and Sedge Warbler along the wall, plus a dozen Sand Martins, two Grey Wagtails and c50 Meadow Pipits over.
The Breech Pool only held a few Mallard, but White's Creek and adjacent harbour was quite productive, with seven Spotted Redshank, three Greenshank, a Ruff, a Bar-tailed Godwit, a Common Sandpiper and 40 Grey Plover present, along with the usual numbers of Lapwing, Redshank, Dunlin and Black-tailed Godwits. Also, two Kingfishers were present, 27 Wigeon were in the harbour, and a Sandwich Tern and a Peregrine went over the harbour. (AH/IH et al)
Church Norton: There were still two or three Spotted Flycatchers, a Lesser Whitethroat and several Whitethroats, Blackcaps, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs along the sheltered hedges, a dozen Wheatears along the beach, two Yellow Wagtails went over, the Swallow family were still around the hide and at least two Peregrines were out and about.
In the harbour there were two Greenshank, two Bar-tailed Godwits and c50 Ringed Plovers. (AH/MJ et al)
Later on, two Curlew Sandpipers - an adult and a juvenile - were out on the mud. (DS/DF et al)
Medmerry: Medmerry Cliff - There were two Wheatears, two Pied Wagtails and three Chiffchaffs present, and a Yellow Wagtail, two Grey Wagtails and 30+ Meadow Pipits went over west. (S)
Medmerry: Chainbridge to Ham viewpoint - There were three Whinchats, a dozen Wheatears and 20+ Meadow Pipits along the banks, and a female Pochard was with the Tufted Ducks on the ponds. (S&SaH)
(0710-0750 & 0800-0935hrs) (AH/SR/A&YF)
Gannet - 8E, 22W
Wigeon - 1W
Common Scoter - 1E
Mediterranean Gull - 1W
Sandwich Tern - 2E, 17W
Pied Wagtail - 1p
Ferry Pool: Just a lone Black-tailed Godwit and 20 Lapwings were on the pool this morning. (AH)
Park Farm, Selsey: There were two Greenshank on the small balancing pond in Manor Lane this evening, a Grey Partridge in the fields and 20+ Sand Martins, House Martimns and Swallows over. (S&SaH)
Church Norton: There was a bit of activity along the sheltered hedges this morning, including at least 30 Chiffchaffs, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Whitethroat and a couple of Willow Warblers, whilst there were at least four Wheatetars on the concrete blocks and another couple dropped in briefly on the mud in the harbour.
Out in the harbour there were two Greenshanks, a Whimbrel and c50 Grey Plovers, Ringed Plovers and Dunlin, plus the usual Redshanks and Curlews. (AH/AW et al)
This evening there were three Wheatears along the beach, a Gannet and six Sandwich Terns offshore, plus two more in the harbour, and two Peregrines and a Buzzard were about, too. (S&SaH)